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The Digital Portrait Collection at the University of South Carolina School of Law

The Honorable William Walter Wilkins, Jr. (1942–)

The Honorable William Walter Wilkins, Jr. (1942–)

Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; Nominated by Ronald Reagan on July 9, 1981, to a seat vacated by Robert W. Hemphill; Confirmed by the Senate on July 20, 1981, and received commission on July 22, 1981; Served until appointed to U.S. Federal Court of Appeals.

Born 1942 in Anderson, South Carolina.

Education: Davidson College, B.A., 1964; University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1967.